Dora High School

330 Glenn C Gant Cir
Dora, AL 35062
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dora High School serves 519 students in grades 9-12.
Dora High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Dora High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Dora High School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Dora High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dora High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#953 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.59
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dora High School is Cordova High School (7.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sumiton Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sumiton Sumiton Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 592 students
    0.4 miles
    275 1st St N
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-2390
    0.4 5-8 592
  • Sumiton Sumiton Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 627 students
    0.7 miles
    71 1st Street North
    Sumiton, AL 35148
    (205) 648-5656
    0.7 PK-4 627
  • Dora Bagley Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 502 students
    4.1 miles
    8581 Tate Mill Rd
    Dora, AL 35062
    (205) 379-2500
    4.1 K-4 502
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 392 students
    6.9 miles
    35 North St
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7666
    6.9 PK-4 392
  • Cordova Bankhead Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 312 students
    7.1 miles
    110 School Rd
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7245
    7.1 5-8 312

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